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Title: To Be Awake
Artist: Poor Old Lu
Album: Mindsize
Copyright 1993 Carlotta Publishing (BMI)
Tabbed by Kirk Bozeman (boze@longview.net)

NOTE: E flat tuning = every string tuned down a half step

VERSE 1:
E                   C   Cmaj7
   Well I'm a happy man
   C      A7   A7sus4   A7    G#
So will I ever speak my mind
E                  C   Cmaj7   C
   But I know that we
     A7      A7sus4   A7   G#
Just haven't got the time

CHORUS: (Pick chords except for last G#)
Dsus2  Cadd9   B7add4
       O - h - ohŠ yeah yeah
Dsus2         Cadd9        B7add4
       To be awake, to be ashamed, will you?
Dsus2       Cadd9   B7add4                   G#
       To be awake, to be ashamed, will you?

E    C  Cmaj7  C   A7  A7sus4  A7    G#

VERSE 2:
   This world wants to drown me with
The things it's thinking of
   So now I don't want to see or breathe
In this place that cannot love

   And I would rather lose my life
Than to ever, ever lose my mind
   But in this world, in this land
It's our thoughts that we cannot find

CHORUS

SOLO (Over verse chords):
NOTE: ^ = bend.
    v --- Hang on to this first bend for a while.
|--9^----------------9^-9^-9^-9^-9^--------------10-7-9-9---------9^----------
|-10^-8--------8-10-10^10^10^10^10^-8----------8---8---------8---10^-8--------
|-------9--7h9------------------------9--9-7-9-------------9---9--------8-8^-9
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Try playing this along with the CD.
It may not work, but I'm REALLY tired of messing with it.
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-7----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------7-7-5-5-7-9-5--------|
|----10-12-13^13^-12-12-10-12-10---------------------------------------6-6^--|
|-12-----------------------------12--10-12-----------------------------------|

VERSE 3:
   So you see me run away
And you wonder why I am scared
   Well, I just can't help but think about
the  things of which we're not aware

CHORUS

Chords:
E:      022100
C:      332010
Cmaj7:  332000
A7:     002020
A7sus4: 002030
G#:     466544 or xx111x
Dsus2:  000230
Cadd9:  032030
B7add4: 021200

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